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Theoda Kelley


Graveside services for Theoda “ Teddy” Curtis Kelly will be on August 19th 2012 at 2 pm at the Beach Plains Church in West Pierrepont with Pastor Donna Doig.

Teddy passed away at the age of 85 on July 19, 2012 at her home in Webster, NY.

Born on June 8, 1927 in West Pierrepont, to Harold and Genevieve Brewer Curtis. She graduated from Canton High School in 1942. From 1942 to 1943 she attended Knox Memorial HS in Russell taking post graduates courses. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rider College in 1947. In the summer of 1947 she took a position as an

Executive Secretary at Eastman Kodak and remained there until her retirement.

She married William “Jack” Kelly on October 18, 1958. Jack died March of 2002.

She was very active in her church and volunteering at the food pantry in Webster. Her favorite past times were reading, playing the piano, crossword puzzles and watching the many birds in her yard.

She is survived by her son, David(Jennifer): grandson; Ian; sisters Eileene Fordham; Ella (Floyd) Morter; a brother Ellis(Helen) Curtis; several nieces, nephews; grand nieces and nephews and cousins.

Donations in Teddy’s memory can be made to The Restoration Fund for the Beech Plains Church in care of the Beech Plains Ladies Aid Society Cathy Connolly 62 Bay Street Potsdam, NY 13676.

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